Karen Ledbetter

CPA | Shareholder


After growing up with five older brothers and sisters, it’s no surprise that Karen treats her clients like family.

She loves building relationships with her clients and helping them meet their personal and business goals. In addition to leading the Professional Services Group, Karen focuses on manufacturing, wholesale/distribution, and technology businesses. She uses her experience as a private industry accountant to understand their unique challenges.

Practice Emphasis

  • Privately owned companies
  • Audit, review, and compilation service management
  • Employee benefit plan audits and compliance
  • Indirect cost rate audit and consulting services

Proven Results

  • Worked closely with Clark Nuber team members to provide clients with superior customer service.
  • Assisted clients in strengthening their internal controls and operational processes.
  • Helped increase client knowledge and compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).


  • Western Washington University, B.A. in Accounting


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • AICPA ENGAGE Symposium 2017 – 2019
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Counsel of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • ACEC Core Competencies for Professionals instructor 2010 – present
  • ACEC FARS and AASHTO Guide Workshop 2018, 2019
  • The ESOP Association 2018 National Conference
  • AICPA 2016 National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans

My Life by the Numbers


Fluffy rabbits named Jack and Kirby


Husband and 2 kids


Years old when she started playing pool, probably at the instigation of her


Older siblings